effect (n.) a change which is a result or consequence of an action or other cause
A shared vision of focused, research-driven goals
We teach proven, evidence-based skills that capitalize on client strengths and bolster areas of difficulties. We leverage peer-reviewed research to help clients achieve their goals.
Dr. Alissa Ellis
Dr. Alissa Ellis is the founder and director of Ellis Effect psychological group. She is a clinical neuropsychologist with expertise in psychodiagnostics and treatment for children, adolescents and adults with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and ADHD. She offers a unique and empirically supported perspective to develop individualized treatment plans tailored to the client and the family.
Effective, Experienced, Evidence-based
Simple, understandable, quality interventions tailored specifically to your needs.
The thinkSMART® Program, conducted at UCLA, is a group-based intervention targeting executive functioning in teens. This educational training program teaches use of concrete behavioral strategies to individuals with weaknesses in areas of organization, time management, task initiation/completion and planning.
Quality research with applicable results
Through cutting-edge and novel experimental methods, the Ellis Effect team is actively involved in ongoing research aimed to (1) better understand psychological and social processes contributing to distress & wellness, (2) enhance existing psychological interventions, and (3) develop novel therapeutic approaches.